Vintage Strings & String Envelopes


Vintage Strings & String Envelopes




Item Description Price

1920s Birmingham Guitar String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat and rare original prewar JOHN F. STRATTON's "Birmingham" guitar string envelope with cool artwork showing an acoustic guitar! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage acoustic instrument....Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage guitar. $6.50


Price $6.50

John F Stratton's Gut Violin String + Envelope

Prewar John F Stratton's Gut Violin String + Envelope. No. 91 1/2 Naples Gut. Includes the gut string. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $9.99


Price $9.99

Rockwell & Son Violins Envelope

Vintage Rockwell & Son Violins Envelope. Providence, RI. USA. Nice artwork. Envelope is larger than others (approx 4" x 5") and has a tear. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $9.99


Price $9.99

Ernst Kreusler Artist Violin String Envelope

empty Prewar Ernst Kreusler Artist Violin String Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $9.99


Price $9.99

1920s Birmingham Violin String + Envelope

Here's a pretty neat and rare original prewar JOHN F. STRATTON's "Birmingham" violin string in original envelope with cool violin artwork! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage violin ....Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage instrument. $6.50


Price $6.50

Black Diamond Mandolin String Set

Vintage Black Diamond brand mandolin set No. 3929. Paper package contains 4 original Black Diamond string envelopes with E-1st, A-2nd, D-3rd and G-4th strings inside envelopes. Strings appear to be unused. Pretty uncommon.. $12.99


Price $12.99

Truesolo Mandolin A String + Envelope

Prewar Truesolo Mandolin A String + Envelope. Manufactured by Standard Musical String & Manufacturing Corp. New York. No visible date but guessing 1920s. Great "case candy" for your vintage mandolin $7.99


Price $7.99

Banner Brand Mandolin E String + Envelope

Prewar Banner Brand Mandolin E String + Envelope. "Superior Tone & Quality". No visible date but think it's preWWII. Includes original string. Great "case candy" for your vintage mandolin $6.99


Price $6.99

Gold Seal Mandolin 3rd String + Envelope

Prewar Gold Seal Mandolin 3rd String + Envelope. Faded gold on red envelope with string inside. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage mandolin $9.99


Price $9.99

Bell Brand Guitar String + Wrapper

Vintage Bell Brand Guitar String + Wrapper . National Musical String Co. USA. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $5.99


Price $5.99

Olympian Guitar String Envelope

Prewar Olympian Guitar String Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage guitar $9.99


Price $9.99

Epiphone Masterbilt Guitar string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from EPIPHONE, NY. This string package is for one D or 4th Electar Guitar string and still has the original unused string inside. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Epiphone...Shows normal signs of use but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Epiphone instrument. $12.50


Price $12.50

Epiphone Masterbilt String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat original PREWAR vintage Epiphone Masterbilt String Envelope that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original Masterbilt Epiphone. The empty envelope is torn and tattered but still neat enough to find inside any venerable prewar Epiphone. Epiphone Inc. New York, NY. $6.50


Price $6.50

Gibson Mandolin String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat original PREWAR vintage Gibson Mandolin String Envelope that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original prewar Gibson mandolin. The envelope shows wear and tear but is still neat enough to find inside any venerable prewar Gibson. (still has a string inside....) $7.50


Price $7.50

Gibson Mando-Cello String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat empty original PREWAR vintage Gibson Mando-Cello String Envelope that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original prewar Gibson. The envelope show wear and tear but is still neat enough to find inside any venerable prewar Gibson. $7.50


Price $7.50

Vintage GIBSON Tenor Banjo String Box & Envelopes

rare original Gibson No 549 Tenor Banjo String Box with original string envelopes (two are clear and two are white envelopes). Includes empty A-1st, D-2nd w/string, two C-4ths with strings. One string envelope is dated 1965 in pencil and there is some pencil marking on the bottom of the box. Cool bit of Gibson memorabilia or case candy! $12.99


Price $12.99

Vintage GIBSON Plectrum Banjo String Box & Envelopes

rare original Gibson No 564 Plectrum Banjo String Box with THREE original string envelopes/strings. Includes B-2nd w/string, G-3rd w/string and C-4th with string. Original strings that do not appear to have ever been used. Nice bit of Gibson memorabilia or case candy! $12.99


Price $12.99

set of 4 Gibson Tenor Banjo String Envelopes

Here's a set of 4 pretty neat original 60s vintage Gibson tenor banjo string envelopes that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original 60s Gibson Mastertone....The envelopes show normal wear but are still neat enough to find inside any venerable vintage Gibson. One each (A-1st, D-2nd, G-3rd, C-4th...all have strings inside...) All four for $12.50


Price $12.50

Gibson Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat original PREWAR vintage Gibson tenor banjo string envelope that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original prewar Gibson Mastertone....The envelope shows normal wear but it's still neat enough to find inside any venerable prewar Gibson. (have two C or 4th strings and one is D or 2nd..) price each $7.50


Price $7.50

Recording King Banjo String Envelope

Prewar Recording King Banjo String Envelope. Kinda rough...all I can make out is "banjo" since some of the top part is missing. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage banjo $9.99


Price $9.99

60s Gibson Bronze Guitar String Envelope

Here's a neat original 60s Gibson BRONZE GUITAR orange string envelope with string inside! Bronze Guitar E or 1st. This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Gibson guitar... Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage guitar. $6.50


Price $6.50

Gibson "Hi Fi" Electric Guitar Flatwounds

Used Flatwound Gibson string set No. 040L. Includes clear plastic sheath, Gibson insert and 5 used flatwound strings in opened envelopes. No visible date but guessing 1960s. Great "case candy" for your vintage Gibson $7.99


Price $7.99

Original 1940s Gibson Guitar Box

original 1940s empty Gibson orange string box. Sticker said "Guitar With Plain Second" set No. 240 Sticker included but no longer attached. One piece of cover is missing. Been around and shows wear but sure is a nice bit of case candy for your vintage Gibson guitar $9.99


Price $9.99

Original 1940s Gibson Guitar Box

original 1940s Gibson "Mona-Steel" string box with a couple of scruffy original string envelopes.....one has a string in it too. Some staining and wrinkling due to age but still a nice bit of case candy for your vintage Gibson guitar $9.99


Price $9.99

Pre War GIBSON JUMBO Guitar String Envelope

Here's a rare original prewar Gibson JUMBO GUITAR string envelope with string inside! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Gibson guitar... Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage guitar. $22.50


Price $22.50

Kalamazoo (Gibson) Guitar String Envelope

empty Prewar Kalamazoo (Gibson) Guitar String Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $9.99


Price $9.99

40s C.F. MARTIN guitar string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from C. F. Martin & Co. This string envelope is for one Guitar g or 3rd string and has a string inside. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Martin...shows considerable wear, drying and is torn in several places but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Martin. $24.50


Price $24.50

Vintage Martin Guitar String Set

Vintage Martin Guitar String Set No. M140 (6). Bronze wound light guage. Includes clear plastic pouch and insert. Just what should be found inside any respectable blue case 70s Martin guitar. Strings appear to be unused. $9.99


Price $9.99

Vintage CF MARTIN 5 String Banjo String Insert

Here's a rare original string package insert for CF Martin & Co. 5 String Banjo Medium Guage Set V-730. This banjo string insert is the only one like it I've ever seen and would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Martin or Vega banjo...Shows normal signs of use but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Martin instrument. $7.50


Price $7.50

50s Gretsch Electromatic B-2nd Guitar string

Here's is a rare 50s vintage GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC B-2nd string - with original tag. This is what you might find inside the case of any vintage Gretsch guitar. Doesn’t appear to have ever been uncoiled or used and still bears the original Gretsch tag ("No. 610 Guitar" on one side "Gretsch Electromatic" on reverse). Quite an interesting and uncommon original Gretsch collectible....and some mighty cool case candy for your vintage Gretsch guitar. $9.99


Price $9.99

50s Gretsch Electromatic E-1st Guitar string

Here's is a rare 50s vintage GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC E-1st string - with original tag. This is what you might find inside the case of any vintage Gretsch guitar. Doesn’t appear to have ever been uncoiled or used and still bears the original Gretsch tag ("No. 610 Guitar" on one side "Gretsch Electromatic" on reverse). Quite an interesting and uncommon original Gretsch collectible....and some mighty cool case candy for your vintage Gretsch guitar. $9.99


Price $9.99

50s Gretsch G-3rd "Regular" guitar string

Here's is a rare 50s vintage GRETSCH Regular G-3rd string - with original tag. This is what you might find inside the case of any vintage Gretsch guitar. Doesn’t appear to have ever been uncoiled or used and still bears the original Gretsch tag ("No. 693 Guitar" on one side "Gretsch Regulars" on reverse). Quite an interesting and uncommon original Gretsch collectible....and some mighty cool case candy for your vintage Gretsch guitar. $9.99


Price $9.99

50s Gretsch Chet Atkins G-3rd Guitar string

Here's is a rare 50s vintage Chet Atkins G-3rd Guitar string - with original tag. This is what you might find inside the case of any vintage Gretsch Chet Atkins guitar. Doesn’t appear to have ever been uncoiled or used and still bears the original Gretsch tag ("No. 664 Guitar" on one side "Gretsch Chet Atkins" on reverse). Quite an interesting and uncommon original Gretsch collectible....and some mighty cool case candy for your vintage Gretsch guitar. $14.50


Price $14.50

Gretsch Eagle Brand Tenor Banjo String + Envelope

Prewar Gretsch Eagle Brand Tenor Banjo String + Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $6.99


Price $6.99

Gretsch Eagle Brand Guitar String + Envelope

Vintage Gretsch Eagle Brand Guitar String + Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $6.99


Price $6.99

Gretsch Eagle Brand Violin String + Envelope

Vintage Gretsch Eagle Brand Violin String + Envelope. No visible date but think it's preWWII. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $6.99


Price $6.99

Vintage MAPES Electric Guitar String Box

original old MAPES "electric" guitar string box with original electric guitar string/string envelope. Both box and string envelope show lots of wear but would be great case candy. Check the lightning artwork for new "electric" strings! $9.99


Price $9.99

Ferrer Guitar String + original wrapper

Here's is a Vintage FERRER BRAND Guitar 6th string in original wrapper . Original guitar 6th string paper wrapper with string (see photos)... wrapper is wrinkled and shows wear and tear due to age..FERRER BRAND , Made in SPAIN. Nice artwork. Despite rough condition it remains a very uncommon and original guitar collectible.... $6.99


Price $6.99

70s Music Man .022 guage Guitar String wrapper

70s Music Man .022 guage Guitar String wrapper. Original guitar empty string envelope... shows wear and tear..The Leo years.. Nice bit of case candy for your vintage Music Man guitar.. ...$6.50


Price $6.50

Capitol Brand Guitar string in original wrapper

Here's a pretty neat and rare original prewar string + envelope with cool artwork showing the capitol building! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage guitar....Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside any venerable vintage instrument. $6.50


Price $6.50

50s Fender Electric Spanish Guitar string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from the old FENDER COMPANY. This string envelope is for one Mastersound Flatwound A or 5th guitar string and is empty. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage FENDER GUITAR...shows very little wear and surely neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Fender. $14.50


Price $14.50

50s Fender Electric Spanish Guitar string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from the old FENDER COMPANY. This string envelope is for one Mastersound Flatwound D or 4th guitar string and is empty. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage FENDER GUITAR...shows very little wear and surely neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Fender. $14.50


Price $14.50

50s Fender Electric Hawaiian Guitar string + envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from the old FENDER COMPANY. This string envelope is for one Fender Electric Hawaiian Guitar E-4th string for six string hawaiian guitar and still has a string inside. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage FENDER GUITAR...shows very normal wear and surely neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Fender. $12.50


Price $12.50

50s Fender Electric Hawaiian Guitar string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from the old FENDER COMPANY. This string envelope is for one Electric Spanish Guitar A or 5th guitar string and has a string still inside. Looks like the owner (or dealer) has written guage on the envelope ".046w" in two places and a price "1.50" as well. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage FENDER GUITAR...surely neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Fender. $9.50


Price $9.50

50s Vintage Fender 10-String Guitar set No. 2000

Here's a rare original COMPLETE BOXED SET of unused 10-string guitar string set No.2000 in original Fender string envelopes with original paper insert and ORIGINAL box from the original FENDER COMPANY. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage FENDER GUITAR.... $29.50


Price $29.50

70s Fender Super Bullets Envelope

Vintage 70s Fender Super Bullets Envelope. Includes plastic sheath, colorful Fender insert, two string envelopes...one has string that appears to be unused. Great "case candy" for your 70s Fender $7.99


Price $7.99

Prewar BAYSTATE Banjo string envelope

Here's a rare original string envelope from BAYSTATE. This string envelope is for one Banjo 4th string and is empty. This would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Baystate...Shows considerable wrinkling, folding and some tearing but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Baystate banjo. $12.50


Price $12.50

Vintage "BELL BRAND" Tenor Banjo String Box

medium rare original BELL BRAND Tenor banjo string box with all four envelopes AND 4 strings inside!. National Musical String Co. Cool case candy for your vintage banjo! $9.99


Price $9.99

Vintage "BELL BRAND" Tenor Banjo String Box

medium rare original BELL BRAND Tenor banjo string box with all four envelopes AND 4 original strings inside! National Musical String Co. Some case candy!


La Tosca brand Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a pretty neat original prewar empty string envelope with bright red/black color motif and original 25 cent price! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage tenor banjo.... Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside any venerable vintage instrument. $7.50


Price $7.50

Bacon Banjo B&D Hawaiian Guitar String

Here's a rare original Hawaiian Guitar String in original envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This Hawaiian Guitar E or 1st medium guage string and original envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D instrument... Shows some normal wear and wrinkling but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage B&D.. $12.50


Price $12.50

Bacon Banjo B&D Hawaiian Guitar String

Here's a neat, rare original Hawaiian Guitar string envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This E or 1st medium guage Hawaiian Guitar string envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D instrument...Shows some normal wear and wrinkling but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Bacon & Day... string still inside.... $12.50


Price $12.50

Bacon Banjo B&D Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a rare original Tenor Banjo string envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This Tenor Banjo G or 3rd medium guage banjo string envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D tenor banjo...Shows some wear, some wrinkling and top right corner is torn but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Silverbell or Super..


Bacon Banjo B&D Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a rare original Tenor Banjo string envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This Tenor Banjo A or 1st medium guage banjo string envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D tenor banjo...Shows some normal wear and wrinkling but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Silverbell or Super... Photo is a bit weird....envelope is tan or almond color..$6.50


Price $6.50

Bacon Banjo B&D Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a rare original Tenor Banjo string envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This Tenor Banjo C or 4th medium guage banjo string envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D tenor banjo...Shows some normal wear and wrinkling but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Silverbell or Super. Photo is a bit weird....envelope is tan or almond color...$6.99


Price $6.99

Bacon Banjo B&D Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's a rare original Tenor Banjo string envelope from the Bacon Banjo Co, Groton, CT. This Tenor Banjo D or 2nd medium guage banjo string envelope would make nice "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage B&D tenor banjo...Shows some normal wear and wrinkling but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage Silverbell or Super. ...$6.99


Price $6.99

Milton G. Wolf Tenor Banjo String Envelope

Here's is a MILTON G. WOLF Tenor banjo string wrapper . Original tenor banjo C or 4th paper wrapper in ROUGH condition (see photos)... worn and has some torn areas.... stains from handling, folds, bends, etc. Milton G. Wolf "The Banjo Man" Kimball Building, Chicago, Made in USA. Still a very uncommon and original prewar banjo collectible.... ...$6.99


Price $6.99

Cathedral Tenor Banjo String + Envelope

Here's is a Vintage CATHEDRAL Tenor banjo G string in original wrapper . Original tenor banjo G or 3rd paper wrapper with string still inside.(see photos)... shows normal wear and tear.. from British Music String Ltd. London. Still a very uncommon and original banjo collectible.... ...$6.99


Price $6.99

Black Label Tenor Banjo String (Gibson)

Here's is a rare Vintage BLACK LABEL Tenor banjo string in original packaging. Gibson Musical String Co. Made In USA. Original tenor banjo C or 4th string in original paper wrapper... a very uncommon and fully original prewar banjo collectible.... what's inside your prewar Gibson banjo case? ...$9.99


Price $9.99

Wondertone Tenor Banjo String + Envelope

Here's is a rare Vintage WONDERTONE Tenor banjo string and string envelope. Original prewar tenor banjo string in original string envelope with all the original markings. Nice bit of case candy... A fully original prewar banjo collectible....interesting backside with illustrated directions for stringing... ...$6.99


Price $6.99

Echo Tenor Banjo String + original wrapper

Here's is a rare Vintage ECHO Tenor banjo string in original packaging. Original tenor banjo string in original paper wrapper..."The String With The Brilliant Lasting Ring" ....a very uncommon and fully original prewar banjo collectible......$6.99


Price $6.99

Ysco Tenor Banjo String + original wrapper

Here's is a Vintage YSCO Tenor banjo 2nd string in original wrapper. Original tenor banjo 2nd paper wrapper with string still inside.(see photos)... shows normal wear and tear and some staining from string oxidation I suppose..made in France...only one like it I've ever seen... a very uncommon and original prewar banjo collectible.....$6.99


Price $6.99

Jack Lundin Tenor Banjo String

Here's is a Vintage Jack Lundin Tenor Banjo String in original wrapper. Original tenor banjo string made expressly for the personal use of Jack Lundin, Chicago, Illinois ...only one like it I've ever seen... a very uncommon and original prewar banjo collectible.....$6.99


Price $6.99

Dobro Hawaiian Guitar String Envelope + string

Here's neat original 30s vintage Dobro Hawaiian Guitar string envelope with string still inside that might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Dobro....Special sticker on the front says "Special Strings for Electric Guitar" . Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside any venerable vintage Dobro. .. $17.50


Price $17.50

Dan Armstrong Electric Guitar String Envelope

Here's a rare original circa 60s Dan Armstrong string envelope with string inside! This might be useful as "case candy" for someone lucky enough to have an original vintage Armstrong lucite guitar...Shows some normal wear but still neat enough to find inside the case of any venerable vintage guitar. $12.50


Price $12.50

Vintage La Bella Baritone Ukulele String Set

Vintage La Bella Baritone Ukulele String Set. Product of E & O Mari Inc. Made in USA. Includes unopened packaging which is shopworn. Set No. 25 "recommended by Eddie Connors"... strings appear have not yet been removed from the closed package. No visible date but guessing 1950s. Great "case candy" for your vintage uke $14.99


Price $14.99

La Bella Ukulele String Envelope

Old La Bella Ukulele String Envelope. No visible date. Great "case candy" for your vintage instrument $4.99


Price $4.99

Vintage "KAMAKA HAWAII INC" set Ukulele Strings

medium rare original SEALED, UNOPENED set of Kamaka Standard & Concert uke strings. Honolulu , Hawaii. Not sure of age but look to be from the 60s. $7.99


Price $7.99

Vintage Darco New Yorker String + Envelope

Vintage Darco "New Yorker" String + Envelope. String appears to be unused. $6.99


Price $6.99







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